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Finland is an unincorporated community in Lake County, Minnesota, United States. The community is located north of Silver Bay on Minnesota Highway 1.
The community of Finland is located 6 miles inland from Lake Superior's North Shore and is a small, unincorporated town settled mainly by Finnish immigrants in 1895.
As of 2010 the population of Finland is 632.
Downtown Finland is very small. It has at least two hotels, a gas station, a small market, a school, a recreation center, a small bank, a Lutheran church, a coffee shop, a general store, and a post office.
Back in the late 1890's to the early 1950's, it was a hot spot for Finnish immigrants. A majority of the population is of Finnish descent. Most of the population is able to speak Finnish and English.
The Population density is 6.3 (per square mile). The nearest large airport is in Duluth, which is about 1 hour 30 minutes from Finland. There is also a much smaller airport in Ely, which is about 30 minutes away.